• Nuclear oxidation in the flavone series - Part IV. New synthesis of herbacetin and hibiscetin

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      Myricetin; Hibiscus Cannabinus; Galangin; Anhydrous Potassium Carbonate; Dimethyl Sulphate

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      The synthesis of herbacetin and hibiscetin from kæmpferol and myricetin is described. As before, the partial methyl ethers of the latter have been subjected to nuclear oxidation with alkaline persulphate. The oxidation proceeds smoothly and gives rise to good yields of the products.

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      K Visweswara Rao1 T R Seshadri1

      1. Department of Chemistry, Andhra University, Waltair
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